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‘Hitler’s Pope’ author modifies views

September 23, 2008

John Cornwell, author of Hitler’s Pope, tells the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, that ‘I now feel, 10 years after the publication of my book, that his [Pope Pius’s] scope for action was severely limited and I am prepared to state this.’ Sister Margherita Marchione, who has written several books in defense of Pope Pius XII, relates that after the US refused to accept the visas of 400 Jews, Pope Pius intervened on their behalf, and they were received into the Dominican Republic.

 


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